Obituaries are a service of Brainard Funeral Home, with locations in Wausau and Weston.

Mary Tieman

Mary A (Eberhardy) Tieman passed away at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019.

She was born on April 9, 1952, in Antigo, Wisconsin, daughter of the late Herbert Eberhardy and Theresa (Schmitz) Eberhardy. She graduated from Wausau High School in 1970. She married Gene I. Tieman, on Oct. 28, 1972, at Holy Name of Jesus Church in Wausau. They were divorced in 1985. Mary worked at George’s Restaurant, Charlie’s Bar, Foreway Trucking, Pirate’s Cove and Kathy’s Korner.

Mary enjoyed watching Nascar and the Green Bay Packers, joking with friends and family, and socializing with patrons at the bar. Her superpower was being fashionably late to events.

Survivors include her sons, Brian (Nicole) Tieman, Michael Tieman and Steven Tieman, all of Wausau, and grandchildren Vanessa, Natalie, James and Theodore, all of Wausau. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters, John (Darlene) Eberhardy, Kronenwetter, Tim Eberhardy, Wausau, Cathy Balzar, Pewaukee, and Nancy Nelson of Neenah.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers Herbert “Butch” Eberhardy and David Eberhardy and her former husband, Gene Tieman.

Our heartfelt gratitude goes to Aspirus Wausau Hospital staff, nurse John and all the other wonderful nurses at Aspirus.

A memorial service will be held Oct. 19 at 11 a.m. at the Labor Temple in Wausau.

Helen Zumann

Helen Louise Zumann, 97, Wausau, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at Our House Senior Living, Wausau, under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.

She was born on Oct. 23, 1921, in the town of Rib Falls to Emil and Olga (Wilde) Kummerow. On Feb. 14, 1940, she married William F. Zumann in Rib Falls. He preceded her in death on May 21, 1999.

Helen was a longtime member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Naugart.

Survivors include, one son, Gary (Karen) Zumann, Wausau; four daughters, Jacquelyn (Allan) Hanke, Marathon, Shila (Maynard) Matthiae, Marathon, Marlene (Donald) Westfall, Athens and Mary Jo (Steven) Brown, Wausau; eleven grandchildren, Sara (Shawn) Beliunas, Marla Zumann, Lisa (Todd) Lorbiecki, Stacey (Jeff Hagedorn) Hanke, Crystal (Todd Johnson) Hanke, Tammy (Mitch) Landrath, Kerri Burns, Jason (Jackie) Matthiae, Dale (Tracy) Westfall, Donna (David) Houlihan and Logan (Kaitlin) Brown; and 20 great-grandchildren, Olivia and Julia Lorbiecki, Jayla and Sienna Johnson, Emily and Jack Beliunas, Hunter, Brandon and Dylan Landrath, Brookelyn Burns, Alexandria, Gavin and Madison Matthiae, Tanner Westfall, Conor, Aidan, Kerry, Brody and Brock Houlihan and Ellis Brown.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William; two sisters, Margaret (Marvin) Moellendorf and Edna (Gilbert) Schroeder; one brother, Delos Kummerow; and one great-grandson, Tucker Westfall.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 3400 Stewart Ave., Wausau. Rev. Joel Willitz will officiate. Visitation will be on Monday from 10 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home. Private burial will be in the Rib View Cemetery, Stettin.

Memorials may be directed to St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Naugart.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Our House Senior Living and Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services for the wonderful care and support given to Helen.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Dale “Squirrely” Seehafer

Dale “Squirrely” Seehafer, 58, of Marathon died on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, as a result of a car accident.

He was born on Nov. 28, 1960, to the late Leonhard and Doris (Graveen) Seehafer. He joined the United States Marine Corp and served his country honorably from Nov. 22, 1978, until Aug. 26, 1981. He met, fell in love and married the love of his life, Laurie Kloth, on July 9, 1983, in Medford. Together they raised three amazing kids, Jolene, Michelle and Christopher. He worked as a CNC operator for Omega Thermal Products in Stratford, Wisconsin.

If a no fuss, hardworking, jack of all trades, do anything for anyone, and greet you with open arms and a hug kind of a guy, was what you were looking for; Dale was your man. He would drop everything to help anyone out. He enjoyed being outside in the country, deer hunting, being out on the boat with his family and friends and eating chocolate. He loved being out on his Harley and spending time with the people he loved. But most important to Dale was his family. He was the peacekeeper, the protector and a teacher. He was a man who could say so much in silence, but no matter what, Dad had it! His family knew that they would always be taken care of no matter what. He will forever remain in the hearts and memories of all who knew and loved him.

Dale is survived by his wife, Laurie; children, Jolene (Michael) Arrowood, Michelle Seehafer and Christopher Seehafer; Grandchildren, Hailey, Makenzie, and Ryker Arrowood, Jace and Hunter Seehafer; his fur babies, Deano and Gappetto; as well as many nieces, nephews and a large extended family.

In addition to his parents, Dale was preceded in death by his brother, Lester Seehafer; sister, LouAnn Hoff; and his best-friend Michael Hoff.

A funeral service will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at Helke Funeral Home, 302 Spruce St., Wausau. Missionary Gary Kloth will officiate. Visitation will take place from 2 p.m. until the time of services at the funeral home. Friends and family may go to to sign the family guestbook.

Raymond Brzezinski

Raymond Brzezinski, 96, of Wausau passed away on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

The Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 6101 Zinser St. in Weston, with Father Greg Bohren officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will follow in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Tuesday morning from 9 a.m. until the time for Mass.

Camron Hagen

Camron M. Hagen of Neenah, Wisconsin, passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 27, 2019, at the age of 35. Camron was born on Jan. 4, 1984, to Larry and Rosalie Hagen of West Bend. Camron was passionate about music, cars, fishing and animals. He was quick witted and loved being out in the country enjoying nature. He was mechanically inclined, loved to tinker on engines, and could fix almost anything. He was best known for his bear hugs and his laughter, which resonated with all who knew him.

Camron is survived by two children; Serena Thadison 4 and Camron Hagen Jr. (CJ) 3, his parents Larry Hagen (Margaret Stark) and Rosalie Hagen (nee Diestler), his sister Carmen (Michael) Jones, sister Giselle (Geoff) Krueger, sister Marita Hebert, sister Natalie (Joe) Beiter, and brother Austin (Michelle) Hagen, nephew William Granger Jr. (BJ), niece Lindsay Jones, nephew Nicholas Jones, niece Raven Wilson, niece Tiernan Wilson, and nephew Jaxon Hagen. He is further survived by three great nieces and nephews, several aunts, uncles, and many cousins along with countless friends and relatives all of whom will miss him dearly.

He was preceeded in death by his Grandpa Elmer Hagen, Grandma Edna (Vincent) Boreen, Grandpa Art (Margaret) Diestler, his Grandma Agnes Brandt, and a brother-in-law Shamon Hebert, along with several aunts, uncles and cousins.

A service will be held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 19, 2019, at Grace Lutheran Church in Ringle, Wisconsin, with a luncheon to follow. Internment will directly follow luncheon at Evergreen Cemetery in Bowler, Wisconsin.

In lieu of flowers or plants, donations will be accepted. Please make checks payable to The Camron Hagen Memorial Fund and mail to Community First Credit Union, PO Box 1487, Appleton, WI 54912-1487.

Mid Wisconsin Cremation Society is assisting the family at this time. Online condolences can be expressed at

Sila Liamkeo

Sila Liamkeo was born in Champasak, Laos. He was born to Noudeng Liamkeoa and Bousady Liamkeo. He has seven brothers. Sila Liamkeo and Phetsamay Siharath married in 1978. They have three sons and one daughter, one daughter-in-law, and four grandchildren. His family came to the United States in 1988.

Sila was a person of generosity, kindheartedness, patience and forgiveness.

He loved his wife, children, grandchildren, parents, friends and the community. Survivors include his wife Phetsamay, three sons Khoutthachack (Mai Chee), Boe, Johnny (Dawn), daughter Tina, four grandchildren Sumali, Lachani, Isaac, and Evelyn, and dog Molly.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at John J. Buettgen Funeral Home, 948 Grand Ave., Schofeld, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

He was deeply loved and will be missed by all.

Adam Zajackowski

Adam G. Zajackowski, 97, of Ringle died on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at the home of his daughter and son-in-law in Weston, under the care of Ascension Hospice.

Adam was born on July 13, 1922, in Hatley, the son of the late Andrew and Francis (Wonsikowski) Zajackowski.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during World War II as a Sergeant Tank Commander. Adam received the Bronze Star, Silver Star and a Purple Heart. He was a member of the Ringle-Hatley VFW Post #8342 where he always enjoyed making and delivering their Christmas baskets.

Adam owned and operated the former Adam’s Bar in Ringle for several years until his retirement. He was also a mail carrier and worked at Buchkowski Builders. He enjoyed ice fishing, going ‘up north’, his polka music and Johnny Cash. He was a past volunteer for the Ringle Fire Department.

Adam is survived by his children, Raymond (Susan) Zajackowski of Hatley, Jayne (Ronnie) Kole of Weston, Theresa (special person Chad) Zajackowski of Weston and Diane Zajackowski of Wausau; four grandchildren, Shane, Jarrod (Pamela), Dale and Nicholas; three great-grandchildren, Davis, Thomas and Delia and his sister, Wanda Gajewski of Schofield.

Adam was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter Amanda Kole; former wives and his siblings and in-laws, Casey Zajackowski, Ollie (Sue) Jankowski, Bernice (Ted) Olson, Matthew (Jean) Zajackowski, Irene (Andy) Miller, John (Betty) Zajackowski, Clara (Adam) Wanta, Larry (Alice) Zajackowski, Gertrude (Frank) Ludwin, Leon Gajewski and Marie (Ernie) Smith.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at St. Florian’s Catholic Church, Hatley with Reverend Gregory Bohren officiating. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of mass at the church. Burial will be in the parish cemetery with military rites conducted by the Ringle-Hatley VFW Post and the Elderon Memorial VFW Post.

Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Birnamwood, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Memories and messages of support may be share at

Kari Kilian

Beloved Kari Laine Kilian, only 46 years of age, passed away on Oct. 1, 2019, in Madison, Wisconsin, of a brain hemorrhage.

Known for her keen intellect, exceptionally kind heart, and perseverance in all things, Kari’s body failed her prematurely, but her spirit was never broken.

Kari was born in Rochester, Minnesota, to Terry and Tom Kilian on Sept. 12, 1973. She grew up in Wausau, Wisconsin, proceeding to earn her bachelor’s degree in Spanish and international retail from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Bilingual, Kari was passionate about Latin American languages and cultures, living in Mexico City as a young woman, and carrying her proficiencies into later personal and business life.

Following numerous academic and professional accomplishments, Kari was overcome by serious health issues at a relatively young age. Though her own medical burdens were physically disabling, Kari’s kindness and giving to others never dimmed, nor did her steadfast strength.

She will forever be remembered as one who never cowered to a difficult challenge or ceased to vigorously defend her convictions in the face of adversity or power.

Kari is survived by her siblings, Jackie Sullivan and Tom Kilian; her parents Terry Kilian-Lewandowski and Tom Kilian; her stepfather, Don Lewandowski; her stepmother, Sandi Lugiewicz-Kilian; her uncle, Jon Massad; and her niece and nephew, Ashleigh Sullivan and Connor Sullivan.